APPLICATION FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIAN CERTIFICATION

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
PUBLIC LIBRARIAN CERTIFICATION COMMISSION
Roy Cooper, Governor                                                                    



GRADUATE EDUCATION IN LIBRARY SCIENCE

Military servicemen and servicewomen as well as military spouse applicants are required to submit extra documents along with the application. If possible, please provide:

-Resume or description of library work experience

-Official transcript

-Public librarian certification documentation from another state.

These documents can be uploaded directly to this form below.

 Check the boxes below if you have served in the military, are a military spouse, or both.
Military Service
Military Spouse


COMPETENCIES CHECKLIST
North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 2, Subchapter 2J, Section .0102(b) requires that applicants for certification hold a master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited program or from a regionally accredited program of higher education in North Carolina and have completed coursework that addresses the following competencies: Cataloging, Reference, Collection Development, and Library Management.
 
* certificate courses, continuing education seminars, and field experiences will not be considered for certification.

Course Competency Requirements

Please list applicable courses below that correspond to the competency fulfilled.
Required Courses: *
 Course NumberCourse Title
CATALOGING
REFERENCE
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
LIBRARY MANAGEMENT
Additional Courses:
 COMPETENCYCOURSE NUMBERCOURSE TITLE
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Have official transcript(s) of Library Science courses sent by institution or transcript clearinghouse to:

Public Librarian Certification Commission
c/o Library Development Section, Division of State Library
Department of Cultural Resources
4640 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4640

or
 
NC.Certification.Commission@ncdcr.gov
 
Original transcripts only. Transcripts emailed or mailed by applicants cannot be accepted.